PROVINCE ALLOCATES NEARLY $19 MILLION FOR LICENSED CHILD CARE CENTRES AND HOMES

Today, the government announced the allocation of nearly $18.9 million from the Federal Safe Restart Agreement for licensed Saskatchewan child care centres and homes to help offset additional expenses incurred during the COVID-19 pandemic. “The government recognizes the additional financial pressures being experienced by child care facilities in providing quality early learning and child care opportunities during […]

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Report from the Legislature – March 04, 2021

Protecting public health and providing supports in response to COVID-19 remains the focus of the Government of Saskatchewan. Today, we have reason for optimism. Over 80,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Saskatchewan and our province is set to receive approximately 112,000 doses this month. We expect vaccine deliveries to pick up […]

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PANDEMIC CONTINGENCY USED TO SUPPORT SASKATCHEWAN PEOPLE

  To help protect Saskatchewan people and businesses through the global COVID-19 pandemic, the $200 million health and public safety contingency has been drawn down, with $160 million in new contingency allocations.  Combined with other spending needs for the 2020-21 fiscal year, this required the issuing of February special warrants totaling $322.8 million. “These special […]

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SASKATCHEWAN PHARMACISTS KEY PARTNER IN THE COVID-19 IMMUNIZATION PLAN

The Government of Saskatchewan is pleased to announce that Saskatchewan pharmacists are formally on board to play a key role in the delivery of the largest mass vaccination campaign in provincial history.  Pharmacists will be delivering COVID-19 vaccine through community pharmacies in Phase 2 of the provincial immunization plan.  The participation of Saskatchewan pharmacists will […]

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SASKATCHEWAN GETS READY FOR MASS IMMUNIZATION

Premier Scott Moe and Health Minister Paul Merriman joined Saskatchewan Health Authority officials today to showcase preparations to deliver mass COVID-19 immunizations. The Premier and Health Minister toured the mass immunization clinic set up in the International Trade Centre at Evraz Place in Regina. “Saskatchewan’s vaccine delivery plan has a goal of vaccinating as many […]

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Report from the Legislature – February 18, 2021

More than a year has passed since Canada’s first COVID-19 case was confirmed. Since that time, the pandemic has presented challenges few of us could have imagined. Thank you for your patience, understanding and observance of public health orders to keep our friends, families, and communities safe. I offer endless gratitude to all health professionals, […]

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Report from the Legislature – February 04, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented unique challenges in all areas of our lives; just consider the new ways we are doing business, educating our children, socializing, and staying active. There is no question that the pandemic has taken a significant toll on all of us in terms of both our physical and mental health and […]

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SUPPORT EXTENDED FOR SMALL BUSINESSES IN SASKATCHEWAN

The Government of Saskatchewan announced today a further extension to the Saskatchewan Small Business Emergency Payment (SSBEP) program.  The program was originally launched in April 2020, then renewed in December 2020.  With this extension, businesses will be eligible for an additional payment for January 2021. “Small and medium-sized businesses in the province continue to face […]

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Report from the Legislature – January 21, 2021

Saskatchewan people continue to show strength and resilience through the hardships of the COVID-19 pandemic. I want to sincerely thank those who are adhering to public health orders and doing their best to keep themselves and their communities safe. While the rollout of vaccine gives us hope for a return to normal, we must all […]

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Report from the Legislature – January 07, 2021

Happy new year to you and your family! Though the year has just begun, your Saskatchewan Party government is already at work to make life more affordable for Saskatchewan people. This year, a series of new and returning provincial income tax and other tax-reducing initiatives will keep more money in your pocket. All Saskatchewan income […]

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